Item is one of three amateur films documenting a private costume party at the Hamber residence at 3838 Cypress Street. The film shows footage of Aldyen Hamber and 5 unidentified female guests in costumes, dancing, smoking and making fruit offerings to a costumed Eric Hamber. 1927. Item # MI-136 Topics: Costume, Dancing, Parties
Item is a documentary film documenting John Lawson Park in West Vancouver. The film contains footage of the proposed playscape model for the playground as well as footage of the completed playground with children playing on it. The film also documents an interview between two unidentified men at the playground. [between 1968 and 1973]. Item # MI-110 Topics: Children, Children's activities, Playgrounds, Parks, Architectural models
Item is a documentary film documenting various recreational activities and special events taking place in park playgrounds in Vancouver. The film contains footage of special events such as the 1967 Sandbox Project, the Annual Kids Fishing Derby, and the Soap-box Derby. The recreational activities documented include baseball, children's fishing, Ukrainian dancing, outdoor ballet dancing, boxing, bicycle riding, basketball, volleyball, outdoor gymnastics, children's games, and musical... Topics: Boxing, Cycling, Ballet, Children's activities, Competitions, Dancing, Hiking, Playgrounds, Tug of...
1974. Film is an educational wildlife film narrated by Tommy Tompkins. In addition to wolves, the film features many wild animals in their natural habitats including beaver, weasels, grizzly bears, moose, deer, mountain sheep, ducks, geese, coyotes, elk, cougar and ptarmigan. Filmed by Tommy Tompkins. Produced and edited by Michael Collier. Reference code: AM1553-5-S4-: MI-274 Topics: Mountains--British Columbia, Forests, Rivers, Snow, Lakes and ponds, Animals
. Film was a wildlife/educational piece presented by B.C. Hydro and narrated by Tommy Tompkins. Produced and edited by Michael Collier. Film features footage of swelling rivers, many different flora as well as wild animals, and their young, in their natural habitats. Wildlife featured include: moose, deer, beaver, squirrels, muskrats, geese, groundhogs, loons, osprey, fish, black bears, owls, racoons, gyrfalcons, eagles, mountain goats, foxes, lynx, cougar kittens, marmots, and grizzly... Topics: Lakes, Forests, Rivers, Lakes and ponds, Mountains--British Columbia, Animals
1973. Item is raw camera footage shot for the never completed film which was tentatively titled "Neon Madman" or "Electric City." Includes night street scenes featuring neon lights on Granville Street and Georgia Street, including: Movieland Arcade, Sam's, the Orpheum, Vogue Theatre, Bowmac and more. Also includes scenes of traffic, and shop windows. Reference code: AM1553-1-S3-: MI-565 Topics: Traffic, Signs and signboards, Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.), Lighting
1974. Item is an educational wildlife film narrated by Tommy Tompkins. In addition to wolves, the film features many wild animals in their natural habitats including beaver, weasels, grizzly bears, moose, deer, mountain sheep, ducks, geese, coyotes, elk, cougar and ptarmigan. Filmed by Tommy Tompkins. Produced and edited by Mike [Michael] Collier. Reference code: AM1553-5-S4-: MI-558 Topics: Snow, Animals, Wildlife, Rivers, Forests
Nov. 6, 1993. Item is camera original raw footage for "Curse of the Lost Gold Mine." Video includes footage of interviews conducted, in a library research area, with [Dick Hamilton] and [Kathie Hamilton], expedition members. The expedition members including Michael Collier also view newspaper articles on a microfiche machine. Close-ups of the microfiche machine. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-490
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Item is a documentary film documenting Vancouverâs parks in 1940. This film names Vancouver the âPlayground City of the North Westâ and contains footage of Stanley Park, Connaught Park, Douglas Park, Devonshire Park, Shaughnessy Park, Memorial West Park, Memorial South Park, Almond Park, Hastings Community Park, Grandview Park, Trout Lake, Queen Elizabeth Park, Tatlow Park, Thornton Park, Hadden Park, Burrard View Park, Maple Grove Park, Sunset Nursery, Victory Square Park, Beaver Lake Park... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Boats and boating, Forests, Trees, Flowers, Park buildings, Parks, Lawn bowling, Golfing, Tennis,...
Item is an organizational record film documenting an apartment building fire (address 257 street unknown) that shows firefighters wearing oxygen tanks fighting the fire inside the building as well as on the roof using an aerial ladder. [between 1960 and 1975]. Item # MI-179 Topics: Vancouver (B.C.)--Fire Department, Apartment buildings
Nov. 6, 1993. Item is camera original raw footage for "Curse of the Lost Gold Mine." Footage includes an interview of [Don Waite] and scenic footage of the Pitt Lake area. Also includes footage in the library with Michael Collier, Kathie Hamilton, and Dick Hamilton. Michael Collier and Dick Hamilton both briefly speak to the camera about the planned expedition to the Pitt Lake area. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-489
1994. Item is the D-2 Master cassette version of "Curse of the lost gold mine." A documentary-style show that features dramatized re-enactments of actual historical events. The narrative combines a current expedition into the Pitt Lake area to search for the ... »mine and evidence of other prospectors with an actor [Donnelly Rhodes] playing an old prospector telling tales and legends, the story is filled out with dramatizations and interviews. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-474
Item is a documentary film documenting a Chilliwack Cartage Co. truck driving in Fraser Valley and arriving at Jersey Farms dairy plant at 2256 W. Broadway. Film documents the operations at the plant in considerable detail. [ca. 1940]. Item # MI-11 Topic: Dairy plants
[197-]. Film contains footage copied for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Copies of archives footage are from the American Mutoscope and Biograph Co. 1905-H69962 An execution by hanging; and 1903-H33408 After the first snow. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-299 Topics: Sleighs and sleds, Snow
Item is an amateur film documenting a private tennis game; a brief yacht party scene, and Eric Hamber and Mrs. Hamber walking their dog and showing their garden at Greencroft House (3838 Cypress Street) to unidentified guests. 1926. Item # MI-132 Topics: Dogs, Governors general, Tennis, Yachts, Automobiles, Gardens--Household
Item is an amateur film documenting Peggy Airth, a baby, and others at Victor Vance Spencer's home, 2995 Roseberry Ave. in West Vancouver. Film also documents the Peace River Bridge in Peace River, B.C. [1950?]. Item # MI-85 Topics: Bridges, Houses
Item is a documentary film documenting a street demonstration in Vancouver in July 1981 protesting the screening of the sexually explicit feature film Caligula in a conventional movie house (not a pornographic establishment). The film includes footage of a crowd of several dozen adults and children carrying placards and picketing the Towne Cinema (919 Granville Street) where Caligula was being shown, a spokesperson for the organization United Citizens for Integrity explaining their reasons for... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.), Demonstrations, Theatres, Crowds, Streets
. Item is camera original raw footage for "Curse of the Lost Gold Mine." Includes shots of publications that include articles about Slumach, includes shots of the photographs featured in the articles, as well as close-ups of other photographs from that era. Also has shots of photocopies of newspaper articles. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-481
Sept. 12, 1991. Item is Yaletown Productions Everest September 12, 1991 Hi-8 mm transfer tape two. Contains footage of Everest - Climb for Hope team members riding in a vehicle enjoying the views, playing hacky-sack in a lobby, a meeting about the plan to get the ... »Everest - Climb for Hope team members and their supplies to base camp, a lightning storm, team members enjoying some snacks in a dining area, Dennis toasts the chefs, everyone enjoys a meal together, scenic view of mountains, a...
Item is am amateur film documenting the P.N.E. parade in 1959. Film documents marching military personnel, the RCMP marching band, and various floats from cities (Burnaby and Victoria) and other organizations. 1959. Item # MI-20 Topics: Exhibitions--P N E, Parades
Dec. 7, 1993. Item is camera original raw footage for "Curse of the Lost Gold Mine." Includes various takes of Donnelly Rhodes as the Storyteller, smoking a pipe in a log cabin setting next to a fireplace, telling tales of Slumach and his gold mine. Focuses on the curse and those that lost their lives looking for the gold. Includes a few takes of a summary of the whole legend. Camera, Gibson; director, Collier; and sound, Dave. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-486
Item is an amateur film documenting a group, including Victor Vance Spencer and his wife, Peggy, shooting skeet, hunting birds, and fishing. Film also documents a cattle drive and pigs. 1951. Item # MI-87 Topics: Hunting, Fishing, Pigs
Item is an organizational record film documenting the Vancouver Fire Department's rescue work after the fire at the Strathcona Hotel, located at Gore Avenue and Keefer Street. Film shows firefighters escorting victims from the building and performing first aid, ambulances and firetrucks, and spectators watching the scene. [c. 1968]. Item # MI-176 Topics: Vancouver (B.C.)--Fire Department, Hotels
1992. Item is raw footage shot for a one hour television network documentary featuring Canada's Military Parachute Team, the Sky Hawks. Video includes footage of an interview with team member Mario about the importance of stretching and warming up before parachuting, team members preparing smoke grenades, team members reviewing a recording of their performance, and planning/learning the routine for the upcoming season. Original camera source tape 8. Reference code: AM1553-7-S2-: MI-388 Topics: Men, Military, Military training, Television
Aug. 29, 1991. Film contains raw footage for the film "Everest - Climb for Hope." Camera: Gibson/Collier Sound: Noble/Morrow. Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-321 Topics: Transportation, Views, Mountain climbing, Donkeys, Camping, Tents, Rocks, Games, Domestic animals,...
1970. Item is footage taken on the set of "McCabe and Mrs. Miller." Includes scenes of the bucket brigade, the film crew working and cameras, and the movie set. Fire scenes by 'Flash' Collier. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-586 Topics: Snow, Fires, Actors, Film industry, Photographic apparatus and supplies
Item is an amateur film documenting the wedding of Elizabeth Ann Spencer and David Francis Williamson at St. Andrew's-Wesley in Vancouver on 4 September 1957. Film documents guests, family, and wedding party arriving and entering the church, people leaving the church (including Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer, with their children Janice and Victor Grant), and the reception at HMCS Discovery on Deadman's Island in Stanley Park. [4 Sept. 1957]. Item # MI-93 Topic: Weddings
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer's Toy Parade staged by the Spencer's Department Store in Vancouver. Film documents floats with fairy tale and storybook themes, and the arrival of Santa Claus. [1927?]. Item # MI-32 Topics: Parades, Crowds, Celebrations, Floats (Parades)
Item is an amateur film documenting Barbara, Diana, Elizabeth Ann, and possibly John Fife Spencer swimming and diving in the pool at Earlscourt, and includes footage of a football game. [1937?]. Item # MI-77 Topics: Families, Swimming, Football
[197-]. Item is a home movie of the crowds at the Strawberry Mountain Rock Festival. Scenes from the stage, of the musicians, most footage is of the crowds enjoying themselves, some shots of tents and vehicles. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-576 Topics: Camping, Crowds, Bands, Music, Musicians, Musical instruments
Item is an amateur film documenting children swimming in a pool and in a lake, adults and children camping and fishing, and includes footage of Victor Vance Spencer and his wife, Peggy Spencer. Likely, B.C. is a Cariboo Gold Rush settlement on the banks of Quesnel Lake. 1954-1955. Item # MI-91 Topics: Children, Swimming, Fishing, Camping
Item is an amateur film documenting the construction of the Sunset Memorial Centre in 1949 and the visit of Alderman J.D. Cornett, Mayor Charles Jones, and Park Commissioner I. J. Irwin to the construction site. Film was recovered from a time capsule in the Centre prior to its demolition. . Item # MI-187 Topics: Community centres, Neighbourhood houses, Vancouver (B.C.)--Councillors, Women, Vancouver...
1975. Item is processed and manipulated footage for the never completed film "Neon Madman," also called "Electric City." Includes scenes of downtown Vancouver, Granville Street, vehicles, the BC Hydro building at Nelson and Burrard, neon signs, and shop windows. Reference code: AM1553-1-S3-: MI-583 Topics: Lighting, Traffic, Buildings, Signs and signboards
1992. Item is an informative video about airborne opertaions, thier uses, deployment and organization. Production management Pierre Gadbois Productions Inc; director Ken Steward; Location shooting Canadian Forces Photographic Unit, General Assembly; computer graphics Les Animation Drouin Inc.; post production General Assembly Post-Productions Services; land forces av [audio/visual] coordinators Major SD Werry, CD and WOG Weekes; technical advisors Major DJ Pentney, CD, Sergeant P Cane, and... Topics: Snow, Military, Airplanes, Military uniforms, Maps, Men, Arms and armament, Forests, Parachutes,...
1983. Silent film featuring time lapse footage of the roof of B.C. Place Stadium being inflated; includes views from both inside and outside the building. As well as view shots of the Vancouver skyline with the addition of B.C. Place Stadium and its prominent roof. Reference code: AM1553-8-S11-: MI-250 Topics: Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.), Stadiums, Sports facilities, Construction industry
. Film was a wildlife/educational piece presented by B.C. Hydro and narrated by Tommy Tompkins. Produced and edited by Michael Collier. Film features footage of swelling rivers, many different flora as well as wild animals, and their young, in their natural habitats. Wildlife featured include: moose, deer, beaver, squirrels, muskrats, geese, groundhogs, loons, osprey, fish, black bears, owls, racoons, gyrfalcons, eagles, mountain goats, foxes, lynx, a lynx kitten, cougar kittens, marmots,... Topics: Wildlife, Animals, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Trees, Glaciers, Men, Mountains, Flowers
Item is an amateur film documenting a Vancouver Golden Jubilee Parade. Film documents floats including the Electrical Contractors, Tyees Grouse Mountain, the Japanese-Canadian Citizens' League, Seaport Crown Fish Co., Ltd., Grace Hospital, Hodgson Lumber Company, Fraser River Sockeye, the Vancouver Rowing Club, and a float reading "Good citizenship and British ideals built Vancouver". 26 Aug. 1936. Item # MI-74 Topics: Floats (Parades), Jubilee celebrations
Item is an amateur film documenting Isabell Louise Spencer and her grandmother, Isabell Winch boarding a train, and departing aboard a ship from King Edward Pier in Montreal. Film documents women and Col. Victor Spencer aboard the ship. Accompanying notes read, "Empress of Scotland Branksome trip. 1st half rewound" and "Leaving Van and Montreal - Musee Station practice (?) with such Mrs. Rupa (?) Pirce Turner Smith, Sorenson etc. Belle Isle". [1934?]. Item # MI-63 Topics: Women, Passengers